How many people (travellers or otherwise) go ga-ga at the prospect of visiting Lima? Somewhere between very few and none. There's a running commentary on favourable (and otherwise) destinations in hostels everywhere we go, and Lima is hot on no one's lips. In fact, people have actively warned us away from spending time here, as "there's nothing to do". This is one of the biggest travesties in the world of travel, and I'm going to spend a couple of hundred words c...
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After spending a few nights in La Paz - (don't ask what it's like; we were bed ridden from altitude sickness... All I know is there are no road rules and lots of beeping) - we headed for lower ground in Arequipa, Peru. This little beauty is the second largest city in Peru and is surrounded by three very much still active volcanoes (one of which is considered the most perfectly sculpted volcano in the world, Misty Mountain). This city plays host to a bus...